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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 632 works in 3,620 publications in 15 languages and 90,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Superhero films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Animated films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Other, Artist, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

95 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin, an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his friend Dory by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey to find Nemo
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

213 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Spider-man 2 by Sam Raimi( Visual )

149 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider, Peter Parker finds himself with spider-like qualities
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

150 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

39 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

100 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

62 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

113 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

20 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone is a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again
John Carter by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Carter, a war-weary former military captain, is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

34 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
John Wick by Derek Kolstad( Visual )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sadistic young thugs senselessly attack a brilliantly lethal ex-assassin, they have no idea that they've just awakened the boogeyman. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, Wick embarks on a merciless rampage, hunting down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

54 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

91 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The aviator
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Dafoe, William J.

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe

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Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

וילם דפו שחקן אמריקאי

ويليم دافو

ويليم دافو ممثل أمريكي

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلم دفو

विलेम डाफ़ो

วิลเลม เดโฟ

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉·德福

威廉·達佛

威廉迪科

威廉達福

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Spider-man 2The English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerThe aviatorThe last temptation of ChristBorn on the Fourth of JulyAmerican psycho